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Letter: Transportation discrimination in our capital city

As a care coordinator and advocate for people with developmental disabilities and complex medical conditions of all ages, I am distressed by the policies of commercial taxi companies in Juneau. Most people...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-07-31/letter-transportation-discrimination-
Letters
REACH to drop employee health care

...low-cost health care through the nonprofit, which provides a range of services for adults and children with developmental disabilities in Southeast Alaska. About half of eligible employees were using REACH's health care plan, Human Resources...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-11/reach-drop-employee-health-care
Local
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority awards nearly $17,000 for projects in Juneau

...beneficiaries include people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcoholism and other substance related...program to serve people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcoholism and other substance related...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25
Neighbors
World AIDS Day event a reminder that the epidemic is still with us

...who, after years working with clients with developmental disabilities, took over the role of Southeast Services...interview Wednesday, "I worked with people with developmental disabilities before coming to the Four A's? I feel...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-30/world-aids-day-event-reminder-epidemic-
Local | Neighbors
Alaska Editorial: We're silver

...missing. It would apply to adults with disabilities, including dementias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and developmental disabilities.Rep. Max Gruenburg, who introduced HB59, likened it to the Amber Alert program for missing children...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-21/alaska-editorial-were-silver
Opinion
REACH to rebid on custodial contracts for State

...Services, which held the contracts for 20 years. REACH is a non-profit that assists and employs people with developmental disabilities. Even with a 15 percent "procurement preference" from the state, REACH's bid wasn't competitive enough...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-12/reach-rebid-custodial-contracts-state
State
Destiny Sargeant

...Site Councils; Behavioral Health Disaster Response Plan Advisory Committee; Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities - Critical Incident Stress Management Task Force.1. What is your highest priority for the school district to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-21/destiny-sargeant
Local
Senate passes bill striking 'retardation'

...retardation" with terms such as "intellectual and developmental disabilities.""Anyone who doesn't see how demeaning...Alaska, an advocacy group for Alaskans with developmental disabilities, held its 26th annual rally on the steps...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-22/senate-passes-bill-striking-retardation
State
GOP focusing on Obama in bid for Giffords' seat

...serving as a Giffords aide, Barber worked with the disabled and their families at the Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities. He and his wife also owned two children's toy and clothing stores.Jeffrey Rogers, chairman of the Pima...

http://juneauempire.com/kevin-freking/2012-06-11/gop-focusing-obama-bid-giffords
Farmer girl: Organics up north

...ordering things over the winter. I've since quit my day job, but for a while I was working with adults with developmental disabilities, in their homes, I worked a lot last winter so I wouldn't need a day job this summer. I work and ski a...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-29/farmer-girl-organics-north
Neighbors

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